Borland DataBase Engine (BDE)

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is a windows based database Engine library and connectivity software for applications such as visual dBase, Paradox, Intrabuilder, Borland Delphi, and C++ Builder

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: borland

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Borland DataBase Engine (BDE) for windows, is a universal data access mechanism, used in Borland Development Tools such as Delphi,and C++ Builder, as well as in some other product. The users of BDE, can use BDE's SQL link, to link to multiple DataBase Management System such as sybase, DB2, Interbase, informix, and Oracle. BDE provides an executive file known as the BDEADMIN.EXE which can be used to perform all administration configuration on BD

Borland Database Engine for windows is a connectivity software and serves as an intermediary, it can create, restructure, and update local and remote servers 


The Borland DataaBase Engine (BDE) supports both standard database drivers, and the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) application programming interface (APIs) for connecting to multiple standard data sources
  • BDE provides local SQL that allows user query standard database that are not available on the database server
  • Local SQL can be used to query multiple query on remote servers
  • Using Borland own IDAPI interface provides a middleware layer between the user and numerous databases, including dBase, Paradox, SQL Server, Informix, Oracle, DB2, interbase and ODBC-complaint databases
  • Compatible with any standard browser
  • Program has an object oriented design. The interface of the tool is quite simple and easy to use,it displays the driver configuration 

Borland IDAPI interface, used to be available seperately but has since been built into all of Borland 's language products

image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner

A program that I can use to synch up the data files that I have running on the various databases that I use. I appreciate that I can take advantage of the Borland DataBase Engine to build my own database server, and when there are any errors I can use this program to help troubleshoot them.
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Blair B*******l

Borland DataBase Engine (BDE) is a database engine from Borland which provides a consistent interface to the popular database products from Borland, Microsoft and other vendors. It is used to access and manipulate data in a variety of formats, including dBase, Paradox, SQL Server, Oracle, InterBase and Sybase. The BDE is designed to be easy to use, allowing developers to quickly create applications that access and manipulate data. It also provides a number of features, such as transaction support, security, scalability and reliability.
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Oscar T******u

1. Borland DataBase Engine (BDE) is a great software tool for users who want to quickly and easily access data. 2. It is easy to set up and configure, and provides a wide range of features to work with databases. 3. The performance is good, and it is compatible with a variety of databases. 4. It also offers a wide range of SQL language support and many other useful features. 5. It is great for those who need a simple and straightforward solution to access databases. 6. The user interface is intuitive and user-friendly. 7. It also provides a great support for database administration tasks. 8. BDE is reliable and stable, and is able to handle large amounts of data. 9. It is also quite affordable and provides good value for money. 10. All in all, BDE is a great tool for those looking for a simple and reliable way to access data.
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Arlo E.

Using BDE was a great experience, but it took me some time to get used to the interface and to figure out how to get it up and running proprely.
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